After moving to New York, Alexis met innumerable NY geeks who were dismayed by the dearth of purely geek events in the city. Plenty of ostensibly geeky events were invaded by a glut of people who had big ideas, but were more interested in finding a programmer than building it themselves. We dreamt of creating a fun space where geeks, especially those who hadn’t gone the startup route and needed the company of like-minded people, could roll up their sleeves without getting hassled or recruited–and so Hack Club was born.
Be sure to check out Christina's summary (with photos!) as we send our fallen sumo Mindstorms to our not-for-profit partner in Jamaica.